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After Reader, which Google services will be next to fall?

Even if you won't miss Google Reader, its untimely demise should leave you worried about the future of other Google products.


Three great alternatives to Google Reader

So Google is pulling the plug on yet another popular service. Thankfully, there are other ways to manage your RSS feeds.

Create gorgeous animated business presentations with Prezi

Already a champ at replacing static slides with swooping pan-and-zoom animations, Prezi has finally broken the sound barrier as well.

Al Gore talks about uncertain 'Future,' spider goats at SXSW

From climate change to government corruption to genetically modified goats, Al Gore's discussion at SXSW left very little unturned.


WordPress unveils hosting package for small businesses

The popular blog service offers live support, unlimited themes, and unlimited storage for $299 annually.

Review: iSpy lets you monitor and record multiple webcams and IP cameras for free

iSpy makes it easy to connect your computer to multiple cameras and microphones, specify their locations, and selectively record activity.

Use a Google Voice phone number to keep your personal number private

Google's free service might just be the ultimate 'disposable' phone number for online activities.


Create a storefront in 60 seconds with Planet Soho

Ready to sell your widget? This service helps you set up an attractive "micro-company" storefront with just a few clicks.

Review: IFTTT connects social media, photo and other Web services

IFTTT is a free service that lets you connect your social media, photo and other Web services to each other. Luckily, it's far easier to use than it is to explain. Or spell.


Online voting: Safe for Oscars, but not yet for elections?

Cybersecurity and election experts caution against Internet voting systems, saying no technology can yet protect election integrity.